The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 35 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 34 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.18% 3.74% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 5.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 2
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 456 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.19% 71.14% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 273 162
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) Middleware
4 10 (21.74%) Asset Management
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) Web Services
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
8 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.04%) MySQL
8 6 (13.04%) Clustering
8 6 (13.04%) Finance
8 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (13.04%) Retail
8 6 (13.04%) WCF
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (10.87%) MVC
9 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) PHP
9 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.70%) REST
10 4 (8.70%) Akamai
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (8.70%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) Drupal
1 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) VPN
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) OSPF
2 3 (6.52%) BGP
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) Extranet
2 3 (6.52%) Junos
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.17%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) HOLAP
7 1 (2.17%) MOLAP
7 1 (2.17%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Moq
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.17%) XMLUnit
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Architect
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) Middleware
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.39%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) SOAP
5 6 (13.04%) WCF
6 4 (8.70%) REST
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) MDX
7 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) RESTful
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Solaris
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) MVC
3 5 (10.87%) Scrum
4 4 (8.70%) ETL
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) SOA
5 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.52%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (4.35%) User Stories
6 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Tcl
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CCSA
1 3 (6.52%) CCNP
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Akamai
2 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) PayPal